You Can Now Buy MG ZS EV Excite Variant At Rs 22.58 Lakh

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The base variant is around Rs 4 lakh more affordable than the top-end Exclusive trim

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  • MG ZS EV base-spec Excite variant now available for sale. 

  • Misses out on panoramic sunroof, powered driver seat, wireless charging and ADAS when compared with the top-spec Exclusive variant. 

  • No mechanical changes on board; comes with a range of 461km. 

  • Rivals the Hyundai Kona Electric and the more affordable Nexon EV Max. 

MG has now commenced sales of the ZS EV’s base-spec Excite variant. Bookings for this particular variant were on hold ever since the facelifted version of the electric car was introduced in March this year. Despite the carmaker having said the ZS EV Excite would be available from July onwards back then, it has been launched now.

What’s The Price Difference?

ZS EV 

Price ex-showroom

Excite

Rs 22.58 lakh

Exclusive

Rs 26.50 lakh

Exclusive Dual Tone

Rs 26.60 lakh

The entry-level variant of the ZS EV undercuts the Exclusive variant’s price by almost Rs 4 lakh. With this, its starting price point is lower than the Hyundai Kona electric and closer to the Tata Nexon EV Max’s top variant. 

Also Read: Mahindra XUV400 EV vs Rivals: Range And Other Figures Compared

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What Features Does It Forgo Compared To The Top Variant?

Compared to the top-end Exclusive variant, the base Excite misses out on leather seats, the new (and optional) Iconic Ivory dual-tone interior theme, panoramic sunroof, six-way powered driver seat, wireless phone charging, auto-folding ORVMs, rear seat armrest and two additional speakers (gets a four-speaker setup instead of six). 

In terms of safety, the compromises include ADAS (advanced driver-assistance system) features like blind spot detection, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane change assist. 

What Features Does It Get?

The ZS EV Excite variant comes with full LED lighting, 17-inch alloy wheels, grey interior shade, a digital driver’s display, cruise control, automatic AC, rear AC vents, automatic headlamps and a 10.1-inch touchscreen system with connected car technology. Safety is covered by six airbags, a 360-degree camera, ESC, hill start/descent control, TPMS and front and rear disc brakes. 

MG ZS EV

Any Mechanical Changes?

None. The ZS EV Excite variant gets the same 50.3kWh battery pack with a claimed range of 461km. Its electric motor is rated at 177PS and 280Nm and you also have three levels of regenerative braking. The EV takes an hour to be charged from zero to 80 per cent with a 50kW fast charger, while a 7.4kW wallbox juices up the EV in about nine hours. 

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Competition Check

The MG ZS EV’s direct rival is the Hyundai Kona Electric. but the former’s starting point is around Rs 3 lakh lower. Other more affordable alternatives include the Tata Nexon EV Max and the upcoming Mahindra XUV400 EV. 

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